10.3. Persons Engaged In Criminal Offense Having Weapon
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 10 Weapons Offenses within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
10.3 PERSONS ENGAGED IN CRIMINA L OFFENSE HAVING WEAPON 790.07(1) and (2), Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of (crime charged), the State must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1. [Name of defendant] a. [[displayed] [used] [threatened to us 10.3 PERSONS ENGAGED IN CRIMINA b. [carried a [weapon] [firearm], which was concealed from the ordinary sight of another person.] 2. [Name of defendant] did so while committing or attempting to commit the felony of [felony alleged]. NOTES TO JUDGE : 1. Define the felony alleged. If burglary, also define crime that was object of the burglary. 2. Define attempt. 3. Adapt the definition of the weapon or firearm provided below as required by the allegations. A firearm is legally defined as any weapon (including a starter gun) which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive, the frame or receiver of any such weapon, any firearm muffler or firearm silencer; any destructive device; or any machine gun. The term firearm does not include an antique firearm unless the antique firearm is used in the commission of a crime. A weapon is legally defined to meany object that could be used to cause an death or inflict srious bodily harme .